It's a wrap! The 26th Annual Pan African Film & Arts Festival was a HUGE success!

Take a walk through our website to relive the experience and see what you may have missed. Don't forget to mark your calendar for our next season, which will be held February 7 - 18, 2019 in Los Angeles! Stay tuned to our website and social media channels for exciting updates, festival news and more!

OPENING NIGHT

PAFF's most glamrous event attracts Hollywood celebrities, local politicians, tastemakers, and key-influencers. This well publized, upscale, star-studded event is attended by 500+ special guest and media. It is a heavily covered media event. hosted at a prestigious venue includes a film premiere, red carpet. VIP Reception, post screening with live music , dancing, open bar, food buffet and plenty of celebrities.

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PAFF INSTITUTE

The PAFF Institute serves as a platform to amplify the voices of industry powerhouses, community influencers, sports figures, cultural icons, thought leaders and disruptors who seek to educate, inspire and empower those who desire personal and professional elevation.

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ARTFEST

The art show brings out over 100,000+ visitors from Los Angeles, across the country and around the world. Over 100 established and emerging fine artist and quality craftspeople from the US and across the globe. ArtFest includes the exhibition of the creative works of over 80 fine artists and unique craftspeople, as well the standing room only fashion show. Artistic presentations include sculpture, paintings, jewelry, wearable art, ceramics, and more.

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STUDENTFEST

7500+ Students and teachers attend one of PAFF's most important and popular special programs. Each weekday morning during PAFF, students attend screenings of specially programmed, age-apporpriate films that highlight topics of interest to young people. After the screening PAFF provides conversations with filmmakers, celebrities and community leaders.

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FEATURED EVENTS + MOVIES

WHY DONATE?

Your contribution will make sure that all members of our community have access to the stories and images presented by PAFF. Your generosity will help to provide hundreds of free tickets allowing children, students, senior citizens and the less fortunate to attend PAFF.

By helping PAFF to educate and entertain through the power of film, your gift helps members of our community expand their vision and become active citizens of the world.

The Pan African Film Festival is a 501 (c) 3 charitable organization that allows your contributions to PAFF to be tax deductible.

2018 SPONSORS



VENUE SPONSORS

INDUSTRY SPONSORS

OFFICIAL SPONSORS

IN-KIND SPONSORS

MEDIA SPONSORS

GOVERNMENT SPONSORS

U.S. Congresswoman Karen Bass

CA. State Senator Holly J. Mitchell

L.A. County Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas

L.A. Council President Herb J. Wesson, Jr.

L.A. Council Member Marqueece Harris-Dawson

L.A. Council Member Curren D. Price, Jr.